Navigation Links
Daniels Jumps to No. 2 in Medical Waste Disposal Industry
Date:6/24/2011

BRONX, N.Y., June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Daniels Sharpsmart Inc., the world's largest provider of reusable systems for sharps disposal, has acquired the Bronx medical waste facility from Stericycle making Daniels the second largest medical waste disposal company in North America.

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110624/DC25808 )

Daniels' acquisition of the Bronx facility, its 14th in the United States, significantly expands Daniels' capabilities throughout the East Coast as well as its footprint in North America.

Located at 1281 Viele Ave., Daniels' Bronx facility will give hospitals and other medical and dental facilities in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island a safe, cost-effective and eco-friendly alternative to Stericycle for medical waste and sharps disposal service.

"We're evolving and expanding our services to meet the demands of the $2 billion- plus U.S. medical waste disposal market," said David Skinner, vice president of Daniels Sharpsmart. "The New York facility alone has the potential to serve the Northeast region, which provides more than 150,000 hospital beds. Daniels Sharpsmart also has developed the transportation and treatment infrastructure to provide efficient, cost effective service to customers in this region."

The Department of Justice required Stericycle to divest the Bronx facility to Daniels to remedy the loss of competition resulting from Stericycle's acquisition of Healthcare Waste Solutions (HWS). Under the Department of Justice Consent Order, Stericycle must notify HWS customers served by the Bronx facility that they have the right to end their existing contracts without penalty within 90 days of receiving the notice.

Daniels' Bronx facility provides a fully integrated and technologically advanced system that ensures safe, cost effective and regulatory compliant disposal of medical, sharps and pharmaceutical waste.

"We manage the removal of the containers and medical waste and handle the disposal in a safe and environmentally sound manner," Skinner said. "The fact that the sanitized containers can be reused adds to the environmental benefit. By the time the emptied sharps containers and other medical waste are compacted for landfill disposal, it's safer than the waste you would generate in your home."

Daniels launched its Sharpsmart system in 1999 and has the most widely researched sharps containment system in the world, the only system to have peer-reviewed confirmation of sharps injury reduction and the only system in which all container models meet the tests required by the European Agreement (AFG) on Transport of Dangerous Goods.

A recent article published in the American Journal of Infection Control reported an 81 percent reduction in container-associated sharps injuries that occurred in a group of 14 hospitals using Daniels Sharpsmart containers over one year. The company's innovative Sharpsmart system is used in several thousand health care facilities in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.

For more information, visit www.danielsinternational.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Daniels Sharpsmart Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Governor Daniels Signs Into Law Electronic Tracking Bill
2. Michael J. Fox Foundation Awards Up to $3 Million to Industry Teams to Jumpstart Promising PD Drug Development
3. JumpStart Invests in Checkpoint Surgical
4. JumpStart Ventures Invests In and Provides Entrepreneurial Assistance to Drug Development Company
5. JumpStart Ventures and Cleveland Clinic Invest in SironRX Therapeutics
6. JumpStart Ventures Invests in Cleveland-based SPR Therapeutics
7. Harvard Medical School-Partners HealthCare Center for Genetics and Genomics Successfully Completes Evaluation of AutoGenomics 2C9-VKORC1 Panel to Assess Warfarin Sensitivity
8. You May Have a Thyroid Problem and Not Know It - Particularly If Youre Over 60, Says a New Harvard Medical School Report
9. Harvard Medical School-Partners HealthCare Center for Genetics and Genomics Successfully Completes Evaluation of AutoGenomics 2C9-VKORC1 Panel to Assess Warfarin Sensitivity
10. Globus Medical Raises $110 Million in Series E Financing Round
11. Quark Pharmaceuticals Appoints New Chief Medical Officer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/5/2016)... -- Aethlon Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: AEMD ), today announced ... presenting at Source Capital Group,s 2016 Disruptive Growth & Healthcare ... 2:15 p.m. ET on Wednesday, February 10, 2016.  Mr. Joyce ... at 3:15 p.m. ET. http://www.aethlonmedical.com .  The webcast ... conclusion of the live event. The panel discussion will not ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... , Feb. 5, 2016 Dehaier ... Medical" or the "Company"), which develops, markets and ... in China and international ... plan which aims to concentrate the Company,s resources ... sleep respiratory business and to focus more on ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... 2016  Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC ), the ... to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners, announced ... acquire a majority ownership interest in Dental Cremer S.A., ... Brazil . --> ... is the dental distribution business of Cremer S.A. With ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:2/5/2016)... , ... February 05, 2016 , ... ... the addition of micro-needling services in their Napa Valley office. The technique utilizes ... Plastic Surgery Associates, Dr. Canales and Dr. Furnas, are part of only a ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... ... After years as an active staff surgeon and having served as the director ... transitioned to chief of the Division of Plastic Surgery at what is now known ... began a second three-year term in January of 2016. , The original selection was ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... February 05, 2016 , ... In the fourth quarter of ... at the La Valencia Hotel in San Diego, California to discuss changes in ... year’s most outstanding franchise, walking away with the coveted David Wright Award of ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... , ... February 05, 2016 , ... Give To ... users to search for and donate to Give To Cure’s campaign that is crowdfunding ... that lets users make and share payments through a smart device. In 2015 alone, ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... February 05, 2016 , ... At its ... of Patrick McDermott as Chairman of the National Board of Directors. Mr. McDermott succeeds ... of the Board,” stated Leslie A. Chambers , APDA President and CEO. “Pat ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):